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aka: Book of Fever / Lamore, Jean., 2006

Identifier: CC-47050-49788

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Scope and Contents

Web Site: Lamore's novel, written mostly in a working class suburb of Paris, and the product of 6 years of intense and wildly eclectic research ranging from African geo-politics to ornithology (Lamore's father is an expert on rare birds) has been compared to Anthony Burgess's Clockwork Orange, Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow, and Dante's Purgatory. Aside from a short excerpt published in FRANK's recent issue of Expat Writing, the work has been kept from public view. AKA by Jean Lamore is one of the most innovative and thought-provoking novels to emerge so far in the 21st century. Set in Paris, New York, and diverse parts of Africa, AKA is a rambunctious romp through almost everything we know about both life and language. Both upsetting and amusing at once in the best sense of both words. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 2006



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (421 pages)) ; 22.8 x 15.1 x 3.3 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Paris, France; Galway, Ireland : Frank; Wynkin de Worde. Nationality of creator: American and French. General: Added by: MARVIN; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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